There will be a lecture on the future of solar technologies at the New York Academy of Science (NYAS) on January 14th 2010 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This symposium, hosted by the Soft Materials Discussion Group, will highlight advanced materials for solar energy conversion devices. Examples of new and emerging photovoltaic materials to be presented include organic semiconductors, novel proteins and polymers. The lecture will take place at the NYAS conference center at 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich street on the 40th floor in New York City. It is $20 for non-members and $10 for non-member students. For members it is free. For more information about the event click here.